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Christmas Opening Times

Published: 4th December 2019

Our Christmas opening hours are as follows:

Monday 23rd December: 8:30am - 2:00pm (Please note - all articles must be collected / dropped off at the counter by 12:00 midday)

Tuesday 24th December - Wednesday 1st January: Closed

We will reopen 8:30am on Thursday 2nd January.

Merry Christmas from all of us at Sheffield Assay Office!

The Sheffield Assay Office was established in 1773, under an Act of Parliament and today the company assays and hallmarks the precious metals - silver, gold, platinum and palladium. Sheffield Assay Office is one of only four UK assay offices who all work to uphold the Hallmarking Act of 1973 and continue to ensure consumer protection for customers purchasing precious metals.

To find out more about the whole range of services offered by Sheffield Assay Office, such as our hallmarking and analytical services, please email us at or complete the contact form on our website at,

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